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June 19, 2014


Cochran Admits to Wooing Democrats for GOP Runoff

Sen. Thad Cochran (R-MS), the first Republican elected to a statewide post in Mississippi since Reconstruction, told the Jackson Clarion Ledger that his campaign "hasn't tried to buy any votes. But he didn't deny efforts to lure Democratic voters."

He said he hopes, "the more the merrier will prevail in this election."

Said Cochran: "I used to be a Democrat. My parents were active in the Democratic Party. We made changes in our views about some of the policies of the parties, and over time they evolved into different parties. ... I'm a Republican member of the U.S. Senate, and it's a good thing for the state that I have been."












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